GLOSSARY

802.11    The wireless network standard commonly known as “Wi-Fi” that can transport data up to 108 Mbit/sec up to a distance of 300 m.

802.1X   A standard for network authentication and access control for devices designed to attach to a LAN or wireless LAN.

acceptable use   Security policy that defines the types of activities that are acceptable and those that are not acceptable.

access bypass   Any attempt by an intruder to bypass access controls in order to gain entry into a system.

access control   Any means that detects or prevents unauthorized access and that permits authorized access.

access control list (ACL)   An access control method where a list of permitted or denied users (or systems, or services, as the case may be) is ...

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